HR Wallingford Group Ltd is a Scientific Research Association and a company limited by guarantee. As a non-profit distributing company, all profits are invested into research connected with hydraulics and our businesses. The aim of the business is to provide world-class services and products that are used internationally to manage the water environment in urban areas, river basins, coasts, ports and oceans.
The Group businesses are:
HR Wallingford operates as an engineering, infrastructure and environmental hydraulics research and consultancy business. From source to sea, HR Wallingford delivers solutions to the complex water-related challenges faced by clients around the world. With a 65-year track record of achievement, we have an international reputation for excellence which it sustains through continuous reinvestment in its assets, facilities and people.
An unrivalled research programme underpins our unique mix of knowledge, assets and facilities that include state-of-the-art physical modelling laboratories, a full range of numerical modelling tools and, above all, enthusiastic people with world-renowned skills and expertise.
Howbery Business Park
Undertakes the management and development of our 70 acre headquarters estate, Howbery Business Park, and operates as a business science park. Howbery Business Park is at the leading edge of sustainable office development, with two BREEAM Excellent rated buildings and the UK’s first
solar-powered business park.
Chief Executive: Dr Bruce Tomlinson
Finance Director: Lauren Patterson
Turnover: £26.6 million
Number of staff: 270